• YMCMB Compilation "Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle" Pushed Back [Update: Artwork Revealed]
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    YMCMB had originally planned to release their compilation album, Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle on June 25th. It's quite obvious that date hasn't stuck, although a video for the first single off the LP, "Tapout," was shot, no other material has been announced yet. There's also been no promotion for the album. A new release date for the compilation project has been announced, it's now expected to...
  • Stream Wale's Album "The Gifted" In Its Entirety
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     Even though the official release date is seven days away, Wale is giving fans the chance to stream his upcoming album, The Gifted, in its entirety. Wale teamed up with iTunes to allow fans and listeners the opportunity to stream his highly anticipated album, The Gifted, a week early. The album is set for a June 25th release date, but can be heard now. The project hosts twenty records and...
  • Gucci Mane Sentenced To Six Months In Jail For Probation Violation
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    Gucci Mane confessed on his Twitter account that his addiction to lean was the reason behind his recent erratic behavior. The rapper even said he'd be checking into a rehab facility-- but will that be before or after he checks into jail?  During GuWop's string of strange antics, he was arrested for having a firearm and weed in his possession. Court documents indicate that the rapper was...
  • Ace Hood's "Trials & Tribulations" First Week Sales Numbers Revealed
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    Ace Hood may have scored a gigantic lead single with "Bugatti," but it seems like going up against heavyweights like Jay Z and J. Cole may have hindered his sales potential. According to Hits Daily Double, the Trials & Tribulations rapper will place a respectable number 4 on the charts, but will only move about 32,288 copies. Hov will remain on top this week, selling...
  • Album Stream: Young Chop Presents: YB- "Life Of A Boss"
    Young Chop made his name with Chief Keef, but following the GBE rapper's debut album, Finally Rich, Chop has been focusing on developing his own team of artists. One of the rappers he's putting on is fellow Chicago native, YB. The rapper's new project, Life Of Boss, dropped today, and on top of being available for purchase on iTunes, it can be streamed for free on Spotify. In collaboration...
  • Azealia Banks Starts Beef With Rita Ora Over Jelly Sandals
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    Azealia Banks has once again lashed out on Twitter against a fellow artist. The female rapper has quite an appetite for beef, having previously taken shots at Angel Haze, Perez Hilton, and Iggy Azalea, to name only a few.The latest female artist to be in Azealia's line of fire is Roc Nation's Rita Ora. It all started with jelly sandals, apparently. Rita Ora posted a photo of her jelly...
  • Eazy-E Documentary To Be Released By His Daughter
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    It's hard to believe that last week marked the 18th anniversary of Eazy-E's untimely death. The late rapper is remembered often for his influence, but not much is known about his death, which was reported simply to be due to "complications from AIDS" only a month after diagnosis. E's daughter, E.B. Wright, has announced plans to work on a documentary around the NWA emcee's life,...
  • Young Scooter Arrested For Violating Probation
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    According to DDotOmen, ATLien rapper Young Scooter, aka Kenneth Edward Bailey, was pulled over by police three days ago for driving with a suspended license, which was apparently a violation of his probation. There doesn't seem to be any further information available at this point. The promising Black Migo Gang artist is also affiliated...
  • Cam'ron & A-Trak Cover Complex Magazine
    Cam'ron and A-Trak announced mid-January that they were pairing up for a joint EP titled Federal Reserve for A-Trak's Fool's Gold label. The effort has already produced one track, "Humphrey" which had a classic Cam feel. Cam'ron and the producer are doing more than just EP together, as the two have also been tapped to cover the new issue of Complex magazine together. The movie-poster inspired...
  • Former Cash Money Rapper Stone Passes Away In Louisiana Prison
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    Former Cash Money signee, Stone has passed away in a prison in Louisiana. The rapper, who was a part of Cash Money Degreez, as well as the duo D-Boyz has reportedly died of natural causes.Stone will be remembered not only for his own work, but also for the writing he did for Cash Money behind the scenes, though he remains uncredited. Stone is said to have been responsible for...
  • French Montana Reveals Reason For Arrest
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    French Montana's Super Bowl weekend was almost ruined when he was taken into custody Saturday night after a party he attended in Brooklyn. French was not the only one arrested at the time, as fellow rappers Jadakiss, Chinx Drugs, Smoke DZA, and Buckwild were reportedly taken in at the same time. We never got the full story on why the bust went down, though it seemed like it couldn't have been...
  • Exclusive Photos: BTS Of Kid Ink's "Show Me" Featuring Chris Brown
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    Kid Ink's new "Show Me" single is rapidly climbing both the Billboard and radio charts, and an official visual featuring and directed by Chris Brown will be dropping next week. Check out the gallery above for an exclusive first look at the making of the video (courtesy of Born Original), and cop the single on iTunes. It'll be included on Ink's major label debut My Own Lane, which is scheduled to...
  • Machine Gun Kelly Calls Yelawolf An "Old Man" In Interview
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    While speaking to MTV on the red carpet of the BET Awards, MGK was heavily sarcastic talking about Yelawolf, who is ten years older "I love him man.  You gotta respect your elders, and he's an old man so I gotta give it up".  The 22 year old rapper then added "I respect all grandpas around the world doin' it big.  Salute". The beef stems back to the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards...
  • Review: Childish Gambino's "Royalty"
    Childish Gambino has definitely come a long way from his I Am Just A Rapper days. He's found a better voice and sound, that's for sure. His latest realease, Royalty, had drummed up quite a bit of buzz before it dropped, and I was anticipating its release as well. The project does not disappoint, however, Gambino still has growth to do as a rapper. Most fans are aware that Childish Gambino...
  • Review: Big K.R.I.T's "King Remembered in Time"
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    Ever resilient and defiant, Big K.R.I.T. drops K.R.I.T. (King Remembered in Time) for hip-hop heads to feast on. Placing a stake in Mississippi, K.R.I.T. presents a project to deliver his message that he’s a force to be reckoned with in the rap game. The Southern rapper's latest mixtape delivers quality lyrics and content along with showcasing his musicality, by producing the...
  • Review: Ab-Soul's "Control System"
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    Ab-Soul may have been the TDE rapper getting the least amount of shine before Control System dropped. However, with the release of Control System on May 11th he has put himself at the forefront, and he proves why he belongs with the TDE spitters, all of whom seem to be the rappers of the moment. But Ab-Soul is more than just a 'rapper of the moment,' and Control System is definitely more...
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